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Alexandra Sanela Gadzo

Alexandra Sanela Gadzo

also known as Alexandra Gadzo

Practice areas:

Estate Planning, Probate, Wills & Living Wills, Tax, Real Estate

About Me

Languages Spoken: German, Bosnian, Serbian, Croatian, English

Practice Areas

Licensed since 2000

  1. Estate Planning: 55%
    11 years, 500 cases
  2. Probate: 25%
    11 years, 10 cases
  3. Wills & Living Wills: 10%
    11 years
  4. Real Estate: 5%
    16 years, 20 cases
  5. Tax: 5%
    16 years, 50 cases



Hourly ($400/hour), Free Consultation (45 minutes)

Payment Types:

Cash, Check, Credit Card

Attorney Endorsements

2 total 

  • Nicholas Milan Loncar

    Ms. Gadzo is highly knowledgeable when it comes to trusts and estates. I endorse this lawyer.


    Nicholas Loncar Criminal Defense Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • Marc Eric Selden

    I endorse this lawyer's work. I have known Alexandra for the past couple of years through the Laureate Program - professionals working collaboratively on holistic plans for affluent families - where I am a resident faculty member. Alexandra is a bright, experienced and compassionate attorney in the Estate Planning field. I am pleased to call her a colleague and a friend.


    Marc Selden Estate Planning Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact Info

Gadzo Law Firm

2600 El Camino Real, Suite 412
Palo Alto, CA, 94306




Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.

Avvo Contributions

Legal Answers


Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Laureate in Advanced Wealth StrategiesSouthern California Institute2009
Laureate in Wealth StrategiesSouthern California Institute2008

Work Experience

TitleCompany NameDuration
Attorney at LawThoits, Love, Hershberger & McLean , Love, Hershberger & McLean2005 - 2006


Association NamePosition NameDuration
President - Founding Member WealthCounsel - NorCal ForumCo-President and Founder2009 - Present
Southern California InstituteFellow2008 - Present
Silicon Valley Bar Association, Trusts and Estates SectionMember2007 - Present
Palo Alto Area Bar AssociationMember2006 - Present
Young Tax LawyersPeninsula Chair2005 - Present
San Mateo Bar Association, Trusts and Estate SectionMember2005 - Present


Publication NameTitleDate
WeathCounsel - Estate Planning Strategies - Collective Wisdom Proven TechniquesWills2009
The WealthCounsel QuarterlyEstate Planning Considerations for the Divorcing Client2009
Continuing Education of the Bar (CEB)Chapter 1: CA Advance Health Care Directives2008


School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Golden Gate Law SchoolTaxationLL.M - Master of Law2004
UC Hastings COLLawJuris Doctor1999
Univ of ChicagoPolitical Scienceundergraduate1996

Speaking Engagements

Conference NameTitleDate
Thursday InsightsEstate PlanningN/A